rss

Tag: "Laguna Food Pantry"

0
Rhythm Riders Pedal for Food

Rhythm Riders Pedal for Food

In its first five years in business, stationary bikers – or “spinners” – have flocked to Shelley Arends’ tidy studio on the second floor of the Village Faire building. To mark this milestone of her business success, Arends and her physically fit crew are holding “Six for Five,” a food drive to collect the top six […]

0
Fundraiser Hits a Grand Slam

Fundraiser Hits a Grand Slam

Over 300 supporters attended “Laguna’s Field of Dreams”, a fundraiser at Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Resort in support of Laguna Beach Little League. Guests were greeted by a “green turf” carpet, Southern fare and a raffle that included signed Angels memorabilia courtesy of local resident and team president John Carpino and the Angels Baseball […]

0

0
Many Hands Fill Pantry’s Shelves

Many Hands Fill Pantry’s Shelves

Editor, The Laguna Food Pantry wishes to thank the many people and organizations that made this year’s citywide food drive the best ever.  Waste Management estimates that it collected well over 10,000 pounds of food to distribute to our more than 500 shoppers weekly. We are grateful to: The Housing and Human Services Committee of […]

0
Food Drive Pick-up

Food Drive Pick-up

  Bag it or box it and put it curbside on trash day for Laguna Food Pantry, now through Nov. 8. Waste Management’s food drive pickup team will deliver nonperishables directly to the Pantry, which provides free groceries to those in need. Most-needed items: cereal, pasta, pasta sauce, canned tuna, peanut butter, and jelly. Volunteers […]

0
Volunteers Keep Pantry Humming

Volunteers Keep Pantry Humming

Editor, In the past, I’ve expressed gratitude to local markets, organizations and individuals who have supported the Laguna Food Pantry.  Because of them, our non-profit has been able to provide free groceries to many families and individuals dealing with economic hardship. But today I’d like to thank another group, the dedicated volunteers who work so […]

0
Gratitude for a Trio of Blessings

Gratitude for a Trio of Blessings

Editor, 2013 has been an exciting year for the Laguna Food Pantry, and the month of May has produced much of that excitement. On May 10 at its Taste of Charity gala, the Laguna Board of Realtors honored our organization as one of this year’s recipients.  Our board and volunteers are so grateful to LBR […]

0
Setting a Gift-Giving Example

Setting a Gift-Giving Example

Editor, Last weekend, our dear friend and volunteer Cathy celebrated a milestone birthday. Instead of receiving gifts at the party, she asked that her friends bring non-perishable foods for the Laguna Food Pantry. Fortunately for us, she is loved by an inordinate number of people, whose gifts helped fill our shelves. May her thoughtfulness inspire others […]

0
Food Pantry's Newest Friends

Food Pantry’s Newest Friends

Editor, We have great news for our Laguna Food Pantry visitors. Steve, the new manager of Crystal Cove’s Trader Joe’s, has invited us to pick up produce, meats, bread and flowers seven days a week.  And over in Laguna Hills, Laura and Jeff received permission from Don, Fresh and Easy’s manager, to fill their car with […]

0
Community Datebook 12/21/12

Community Datebook 12/21/12

A Vigil for Grievers Laguna Beach mother Amii Schenk, owner of Little Bohemian kids shop, invites locals to join her in a candlelight vigil for those lost in the Connecticut tragedy at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at Main Beach.   Locally Grown Seedlings for Sale Transition Laguna’s food group will be selling vegetable […]

0
Rollinger’s Christmas Miracle

Rollinger’s Christmas Miracle

Editor, Last week the Laguna Food Pantry took out an ad requesting donations to buy turkeys for our neighbors in need. Our dear friend Verna Rollinger took our ad to heart and sent out a clarion call. And did her friends ever respond, making her turkey drive a great success. Their combined gift will enable […]

0
Generosity Restocks Pantry

Generosity Restocks Pantry

Editor, This time of year seems to highlight one of the many qualities that make Laguna Beach such a magical place. Generous residents left boxes of food curbside for our Waste Management friends to deliver to the Laguna Food Pantry. Then Lyndsay and Bob from the Hearts of Montage brought us carloads of food donated […]

0
Taking a Bite Out of Hunger

Taking a Bite Out of Hunger

Handcrafted bowls donated by gifted artisans with a social conscience will be auctioned in Laguna Beach at the Fourth Annual World Hunger Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 3, which will take place at The Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course, 31106 Coast Highway. Part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 1-7, the event is sponsored […]

0
Taking a Bite Out of Hunger

Taking a Bite Out of Hunger

Handcrafted bowls donated by gifted artisans with a social conscience will be auctioned in Laguna Beach at the Fourth Annual World Hunger Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 3, which will take place at The Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course, 31106 Coast Highway. Part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 1-7, the event is sponsored […]

0
Rejoicing in Heartfelt Harvest

Rejoicing in Heartfelt Harvest

Editor, Apparently, Laguna’s urban gardeners are having bountiful harvests this year.  At the Laguna Food Pantry, we’ve already received bumper crops of apples, arugula, basil, grapefruits, lemons, lettuce, nectarines, oranges, peaches, peppers, spinach and zucchini.  At first we wanted to thank each farmer by name, but that quickly became unfeasible because so many have come […]